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Child of the Night (Power of the Blood #1)

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  213 ratings  ·  24 reviews
This is erotic horror at its best...Bondage, other sexual activities, and violence permeate this mating of mortal and an immortal. Nancy Kilpatrick takes the mythos out of the sensual vampire and brings the exceptional creature to a state of haunting superiority when dealing with homo inferior.
Unknown Binding, 314 pages
Published December 31st 1996 by Swan Hill Press (first published 1996)
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Carlae
I found this book scary in many parts. And that is not really easy to get.
André's character it's very well built. He is a real vampire, scary, arrogant, wicked...
It's a complicated "love" between a vampire (A vampire I stress, is not like Edward Cullen, so you understand me...) and Carol, a human.
And it's addictive! I couldn't put it down.
5 stars ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆



Me pareció un libro aterrador en ciertas partes. Y eso no se consigue fácilmente en un libro.
El personaje de André me pareció muy bien construido
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Claudette
Dec 26, 2010 Claudette rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Claudette by: Several Facebook friends
Pure crap.

I don't understand why they recommended it to me. The idea intrigued me, a woman prisoner of a vampire's desires for two weeks, but the author messed it all up. I didn't like the writing, there were several grammar mistakes (although I think it was for the bad translation) and it was simply unrealistic. And sadistic, too. After all the poor Carol has been through, she goes back to find him again? And when Andre erases her memory and sends her back to America, she remembers everything a
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Book Vamp Jade Williams
Excellent! A vampire love story based in the real world. A love that is first destructive and even demeaning. But then it turns and becomes something unexpected. I can understand why some find Kilpatrick's so controversial. she does not expound on what the classic vampire should or shouldn't be but neither does she say "it isn't" so. Erotic, emotion stiring to the point of sometimes being just a but disturbing. And although you find yourself often disliking the main character for putting herself ...more
Methos
Signora Kilpatrick si rivolga ad un bravo psichiatra!

***commento durante la lettura***
sono ancora in fase lettura,ma sono molto tentata di abbandonarlo...è ALLUCINANTE!!
dire che è un OBROBRIO di libro è fargli un complimento... la storia si riassume (per ora in):
- lei ha appena divorziato da un bisessuale che si faceva cani e porci ed ha attaccato l'HIV a tutti.
- viene rapita da un tizio e viene violentata,frustata e usata come bambola gonfiabile dal suo rapitore.
- 15 giorni di "allegro sog
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Mathieu Fortin
C’est avec réticence que j’ai entrepris la lecture de la série Le Pouvoir du Sang, de Nancy Kilpatrick. Réticence provoquée par le thème même de la série : des vampires, encore une fois. Après les romans d’Anne Rice, ceux de Stephenie Meyer et autres tentatives de "paranormale romance", je ne souhaitais pas me plonger dans une série de vampires... mais comme celle-ci est plus ancienne que les dernières séries vampiriques, je me suis laissé tenté.

J’ai donc été agréablement surpris de retrouver da
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Gilly
La notte dei vampiri è il romanzo con cui viene inaugurato il Ciclo del Potere del sangue, attualmente composto da quattro libri, e incentrato sulla figura del vampiro.
Di questo romanzo sono state pubblicate varie edizioni, tutte da Newton Compton e, tra tutte queste, io possiedo, aihmè, quella con la copertina più brutta e che non c’azzecca nulla con quello che accade. Quella messa nelle edizioni più recenti è molto più bella e inerente alla trama e quasi mi mangio le mani per non aver aspettat
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Serena
TRAMA: Carol è una giovane donna di 25 anni, delusa da un marito che l'ha tradita con il suo migliore amico e impaurita dalla possibilità di essere sieropositiva. Per dare una svolta a un'esistenza triste e monotona, decide di fare un viaggio per il mondo e si trova in Francia, a Bordeaux, quando viene rapita da Andrè, un vampiro con cui stringe un patto per avere salva la vita: per due settimane soddisferà ogni sua voglia, dopo di che sarà libera. Ma libera non lo sarà mai, perchè Carol verrà s ...more
Jokolz Ishida
Debo decir que no soy muy afecta al género de este libro, lo compre pensando que era de terror influenciada por la muy corta descripción al reverso del tomo.
Ahora bien, todos los personajes están muy bien estructurados, y la evolución de los dos principales es evidente. El personaje principal es una joven, llamada Carol, que en mi parecer tiene muy graves problemas de autoestima lo que la lleva a verse envuelta con bastardos. Esto choco mucho con mis dogmas, lo que me hizo frustrarme y querer ah
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Amarilli Settantatre
I vampiri crudeli non si guardano indietro
Ultimamente, il livello eccessivamente zuccheroso di certi romanzi dedicati ai vampiri mi aveva fatto venire un po' di nausea. Per fortuna ho scoperto questa serie dove (quale audacia!) l'autrice non ha paura di tratteggiare un protagonista vampiro che uccide nel quotidiano e senza rimorsi, che non ha paura di mostrarsi ricoperto di sangue, che dorme veramente tutto il giorno su un letto di pietra, al buio e nella solitudine, pieno di contraddizioni crud
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Gissel Arvizu
Ok primeramente tengo que decir que este libro es genial la historia es genial, los personajes son geniales me encariñe muchísimo con los personajes sin duda los extrañare, la historia esta bien escrita no me decepcionó en ningun momento, es el tercer libro que leo que no me ha desepcionado creo que sera uno de mis favoritos de este año, amo a andre, esta historia es genial como lo dije, y lo recomiendo totalmente una historia muy diferente de vampiros :)
Carol Weekes
I loved this book. Nancy Kilpatrick demonstrates why she's considered the 'Queen of Vampire Fiction'; with strong, credible, and original characterization that draws the reader in, I couldn't help but get caught up immediately in the story of character Carol Robbins as a chance encounter in a foreign cafe leads to her meeting, fearing, then becoming swept up into the life of a brooding, dark figure named Andre and the subsequent result of their bizzare relationship. Filled with fascinating and e ...more
Amyclare111
3.5

Estuve tentada de ponerle un 4 pero hubo cosas que no me convencieron. Aún así fue una muy buena lectura.
S.L.
May 26, 2013 S.L. rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: vamps
I enjoyed the fact that it was not a fairy tale vamp story but there were parts in the story that just lost me and I didn't want to read it anymore. Could be due to the translation I dont know. it just didnt flow well and some of the stuff that happened just contradicted the main characters personality and the realism was way off. I am not even going to bother with the rest of the series, in fact i gave it away to someone else to see if they liked it.
Alexis Drake
pessimo libro, in cui la donna viene maltrattata, violentata e segregata da un vampiro "cattivo".
Se volete davvero leggere di vampiri cattivi, leggete la Hamilton, o la Rice, almeno i loro vampiri cattivi non violentano donne incinte.
Sono disgustata, davvero.
Kylie
It took me a while to get into it, at first Carol and Andre's relationship seemed a bit too aggressive and bordering on abusive, but once the reader was told more about Andre's past and gave him a bit more personality it made more sense and became enjoyable for me.
Monica Gabellini
Gli estimatori del genere non possono perderselo.
E' incredibile come la Kilpatrick riesca a confondere le idee anche del lettore riguardo ad Andrè: ci sono momenti in cui lo si odia e altri in cui si spinge la protagonista tra le sue braccia.
Beatriz
Este libro me encanta me he enamorado del estilo de Nancy Kilpatrick, un libro genial en el que no tienes tiempo para aburrirte, en el cual el típico amor entre humano y vampiro va más allá de la fantasía.
Catrina Soldevila
this used to be one of my favorites when i was younger. i remember the first time i read it my freshman year in high school, i stayed up all reading it because i couldn't put it down.
Libny
leí este libro en una noche, morí de miedo, es aterrador el trato del vampiro protagonista hacia su compañera.
No recomendable para sensibles.
Jaynera
Kinda a creepy look at not so nice vampires, unlike Twilight!
Michela Biasiolo
Finalmente vampiri "cattivi"!!!!
Camila Cullen Masen
myyyyyyyyyyyyyy........!!!! beautiful
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